Children and teenagers like The Sims, IMVU and Farmville whereas adults tend to prefer Second Life, Kaneva and Empire of Sports.
No surprise that both of these groups enjoy different virtual worlds.
As the debate continues, here are some way people have started getting intimate with chatbots: Chatbot technology has allowed people to create their own "girlfriend app" or "boyfriend app." My Virtual Boyfriend is a “game” where the user plays with the intent to get the virtual boyfriend to fall in love with the player by relating to his personality.
The game contains more than 200 options based on male stereotypes such as alpha male, geek, urban male, metrosexual and more.
But there are crossovers between some of these environments where a particular virtual world is accessed by both adults and children.
The one main difference is where there is ‘adult content’.
For example, Sherry Turkle, a professor of social studies of science and technology at MIT.
said in a TED talk in 2012 that she believes that these adult chatbots “pretend to understand” and that they are an inappropriate use of technology.
But we recognise that it is difficult to stop them from doing so.
Players can customize his hair, clothing, and face, and also change his name.
Players can also choose whether to go on dates or activities, to hold hands, or slap him across the face.
There are many different suicide prevention chats services available online and no two are exactly alike.
Different organizations have different techniques and while they all have the same overall goal, they may go about it in slightly different ways based on their own internal policies.